Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Outline the steps necessary to function effectively, efficiently, and professionally in a recording studio to maximize time and resources in the production of music.
  • Participate in the production of a three-song Demo CD for distribution through traditional and emerging internet markets.
  • Explain how to use both traditional and social media for personal career promotion.
  • Explain the legal, regulatory, and publishing framework for commercial exploitation of original works of music and lyrics.
  • Outline the processes and procedures for registering, owning, and operating a small music business.
  • Identify the components of effective funding applications and grant requests for public and private organizations.
  • Discuss the steps necessary in planning, organizing, and executing a performance tour.
  • Write music or lyrics alone or in collaboration with other artists.
  • Incorporate performance components of successful artists to improve personal live performances and interviews.
  • Use private and group instruction to improve performance in an instrument of choice.
  • Use group instruction to improve vocal performances.
  • Assess potential opportunities for pursuing a professional career in the music industry.
  • Select elements of commercially successful songs that can be incorporated into song writing and performances.